Jon T Self

John M. Williamson

Jon T Self is a Japanese-speaking patent attorney for Finnegan, with a Ph.D. in cell & molecular biology, I focus on patent litigation, prosecution, PTO trials, and strategic counseling in the fields of biologics and biosimilars, biotechnology, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. I've practiced IP law in both DC and Manhattan, where I've dealt with all facets of Japanese-language e-discovery, assisted with pretrial strategic decision-making, shepherded numerous Japanese patent applications through US prosecution, crafted technology tutorials, built dossiers of potential expert witnesses in the field of biomedical sciences, and the like.

Posts by Jon T Self

The Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Trade Secret Law

The current extraterritorial reach of U.S. trade secret law may seem ironic given trade secret law’s “local” roots. In the United States, common law trade …